May 15, 2019 12:30 PM
The ICS range is a large interactive display containing hardware and software from various vendors that is used to control a running process. This process control system controls water level, water temperature and water flow using industrial equipment in a controlled environment. This environment allows for people to experience first hand the physical impacts a cyber effect could have on a running process. The system is designed to allow for secure features to be turned on or off to allow for effects as well as demonstrate a defense in depth architecture. Included in this range will be several newer commercial technologies such as Software Defined Networking, Threat Hunting, moving target defence, OT SIEM, asset management, and network visibility.
Thomas has been working in Operational Technology field for more than two decades. He is currently the Director of Engineering Services at Dragos, and a Founding Member of ICS Village. Thomas is also retired from the Air National Guard where he worked in Cyber Warfare Operations. For over the past 10 years Thomas focus area has been working on securing Industrial Control Systems and the networking of such systems leveraging his operational knowledge of such systems. Thomas currently holds a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) through ISC(2), Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP) and GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH) both through GIAC.